It’s been six years since I tried to take my own life.

A slave to my depression, completely out of touch with my body and soul, I could not see life through my pain. I share this with you now to show you, it does get better. That you can be consumed by darkness and shadowed thoughts, and still survive, and eventually thrive. I share this with…

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I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. – Anais Nin

My best thoughts come in water. Certain I was part fish in another life, my husband often hears the phrase ‘I think I’m drying out’. I ache for the sea. Unable to live more than five minutes drive from the shore, if I can’t smell salt in the air I struggle. A gift from Poseidon,…